My Investing To-Do List


Saving & Investing

One of the benefits of writing a personal finance blog is that it keeps you focused. Since I returned to The Family CEO earlier this month I’ve had personal finance on the brain in a way I haven’t for a while, and one of the things that has come from it is this to-do list. These […]

March 31, 2017

The HSA Experiment One Year Later: How Did We Do?


Saving & Investing

Early last year I blogged about how we had switched to a high deductible, Health Savings Account (HSA) eligible health insurance policy for 2014. You can follow the link above to read the specifics, but the basics were these: 1. While we had had a high deductible policy for a number of years, our policy had office […]

January 6, 2015

Test Driving an HSA


Saving & Investing

Like a lot of people, our family had to make a change in health insurance at the first of the year. After reviewing all our options (and re-reviewing them, and reviewing them some more) we took the opportunity to go a direction we had been thinking about for a while: a high deductible policy that […]

March 11, 2014

The Retirement Gamble


Saving & Investing

One of the nerdiest things about my nerdy self is that I love documentaries. Love them. And one of the best sources for well-done documentaries is PBS’ Frontline. Tonight’s program is a new one about America’s retirement industry and how the 401(k) and IRA fees we’re being charged may be costing us years of retirement […]

April 23, 2013